Tag Archives: Diabetes

World Diabetes Day – Hannah’s perspective

I was going through the stack of papers Hannah brought home from school today and came across a paper she wrote regarding her weekend. I asked her if I could post it as she’s been wanting to do a ‘guest” … Continue reading

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6 Things I’d Like People To Know About Diabetes

It’s DBlogDay and this year’s topic is 6 Things Hannah and I’d Like People To Know About Diabetes. 1. Hannah would like every non-diabetic kid to know that just because she gets to carry gummy bears around and eat them … Continue reading

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Can we count on you?

A member of our local JDRF chapter forwarded this video out to our mailing list this morning and I will admit to tearing up at work while I watched it. It is so hard to explain to parents whose children … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo kick off

A post a day during the month of November. No biggie…right? It is not only a biggie, it’s downright intimidating. This is it, my kick off to NaBloPoMo and my personal promise to do my best to update on a … Continue reading

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Of cinnamon and herbs.

I told Hannah the other night that I was sorry, she could have been cured by now but I’m obviously a rotten mother. According to the email I received from Prevention Magazine, if I had just given her the right … Continue reading

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Diabetes Art Day

Lee Ann over at The Butter Compartment has declared September first, Diabetes Art Day. What an awesome concept! What’s bothered me for some time is the amount of waste we generate with infusion sites and test strips and plastic wrapping … Continue reading

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Don’t touch that lemonade!

I truly wish Hannah didn’t like lemonade as much as she does. It’s not carb friendly, especially when you’re in a restaurant and they wheel out this giganatic glass filled with ice and sugary goodness. So there we sit last … Continue reading

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An introduction

Hi, my name is Laurel and I’m the mom to two wonderful (most days) children. The spawnlings domain was purchased years ago and has over the years, gone from a place to post pictures of the kids for family to … Continue reading

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